Police release name of man shot, killed in GR

Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Grand Rapids police are investigating a homicide after a man was shot and killed on the city’s southwest side Sunday night.

Police on Monday said the victim was Jewelian Wayn Trevino, 27.

The shooting happened around 9:15 p.m. near Underhill Avenue SW and Curve Street SW.

When police arrived at the scene, they found a man inside of a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound. Life-saving measures were performed on the victim but were not successful. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The situation leading up the shooting is unknown at this time. Suspect information has not been released by authorities.

Police said Monday they were awaiting autopsy results to learn more about how many times Trevino was shot and where.

The Grand Rapids Police Department’s Forensics and Major Case Detectives is investigating the incident.

Sunday night’s homicide brings the city’s total so far this year to 26. The last time there were so many deaths was in the early 1990s, when street gangs were embroiled in a crack war.

Anyone with information is asked to contact GRPD at 616.456.3400 or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345.

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